How to use plugs from India in Pakistan
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from India to Pakistan in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.
Quick Chart at-a-glance
|Plugs Type:||C, D, M.||C, D.|
If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!
Plugs and Sockets at each country
In India the following plugs are used: (includes New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Leh, Chennai, Hyderabad.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type D||Plug Type M|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type D||Outlet Type M|
... and in Pakistan you will use: (includes Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Gilgit, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type D|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type D|
The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from India in Pakistan without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.
Some connectors are used in both countries
You will be able to plug the devices directly in Pakistan (please read other sections of this reports in regards to voltage, etc.). Perhaps you will need adapters for some sockets, but it is usually easier to find adapters at destination if your plug is already being used in the country. Sometimes different cities uses different systems, you might need to do a bit more of research. If you find more information please let us know.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, I, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.
This adapter has a safety protection so you don't plug only one terminal into the adapter while touching the other with your finger, because it is generic, when you buy it pay attention to this safety mechanism. Overall a good adapter that has the earth connection pass-though (notice the metallic connector on the side.)
Adapters you can buy
You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.
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No equal Hertz
This is not a big issue. Unless you are using an electric alarm clock or some motors when speed is an issue. Explanation: Some alarm clocks uses the frequency of electricity network to measure time. So, time shifts could be experimented. Almost every home electronic device works perfectly with different Hertz.
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